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Title/s: Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
As a partner in Winston Strawn LLP's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (EBEC) Practice, Steve Flores advises employers of all sizes on a broad array of matters involving employee benefit plans and executive compensation. He also advises clients on EBEC in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and lending transactions.
On issues of diversity and inclusion, Steve is one of the firm’s highly involved and recognized leaders. He serves on Winston’s Hiring and Diversity Committees and chairs the firm’s Hispanic Affinity Group (Latina/o Lawyer Alliance at Winston). Steve also serves in various capacities with local and national bar organizations, including the Chicago Committee, the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, and the Illinois State Bar Association. Steve was nominated by the firm and selected to participate in the 2016 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.
Steve is deeply committed to public service. He has twice been appointed by the Mayor of Chicago with the advice and consent of the City Council to serve on the Chicago Police Board. A primary responsibility of the Police Board is to decide cases involving allegations of serious misconduct made against members of the Chicago Police Department. Steve devotes significant time and effort to the Police Board and seeks to perform his duties with independence, integrity, and fairness to all involved.
BA, University of Illinois, 2003
JD, University of Illinois, 2007